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Government Quiz 2

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Government quiz 2

  
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1.  The number of members in the Texas House of Representatives is ___.
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2.  Special sessions of the Texas Legislature called by the governor are limited to a maximum of how many days?
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3.  If the Texas legislature fails to redistrict, responsibility for redistricting is assumbed by _______.
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4.  Which of the following statements concerning party organization in the Texas legislature is NOT correct?
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5.  The current salary for legislators in Texas was established by ____.
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6.  The average age of state legislators in Texas is approximately ____.
7.  The speaker of the Texas House of Representatives is chosen by the _____.
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8.  Which committees in the Texas legislature most closely resemble select committees in the U.S. Congress?
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9.  Which of the following bodies was created in 1949 to provide research and technical services to Texas legislators?
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10.  Which of the following reforms for the Texas legislature is/are suggested by the authors of the text?
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11.  In the Texas House of Representatives, bills are referred to the proper committees by the _______.
12.  Some limits are placed on the powers of the presiding officers of the Texas legislature by _______.
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13.  Biennial sessions have the effect of _____.
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14.  The most significant power of a presiding officer of the Texas legislature is the right to _____.
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15.  The speaker of the House in Texas is ____________.
16.  The approach taken by Lieutenant Governor Hobby was to __________.
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17.  Term limits would ________-.
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18.  Senator Jane Nelson researched other states and found that the best way to pass term limits was through ________.
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19.  Critics of the existing system believe that initiative and referendum would __________.
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